Best BSD for Wine at the moment?
lars.bungum at copyleft.no
Tue Feb 3 05:50:45 CST 2004
On Mon, 2004-02-02 at 22:44, Lane Myer wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 02, 2004 at 10:17:11PM +0100, Ivan Leo Murray-Smith wrote:
> > Probably freebsd, it has an official package, you can get it from
> > http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=6241
> > netbsd probably won't do, as wine will only run windows programs on x86, unless
> I tried Wine on FreeBSD 4.8, and it has problems. The maintainer of the
> port says the low-level locking under Linux does not translate well to
> FreeBSD 4.x. He wasn't sure if 5.x would be better or not.
Would this mean problems with the program running, or compiling it? I
am struggling a bit with an application (the installer needs
administrator rights) under FreeBSD 4.9, but have not tried to run Wine
from a Linux machine insteaed. It seems that wine runs without other
troubles, though, but maybe this is worth a short anyway?
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